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Citizens of more than 80 countries of the world took part in Read Pushkin project, according to TASS. The project was organized by Rossotrudnichestvo. As was advised by the organizers, the campaign is dedicated to Russian Language Day celebrated on June 6 and coincides with birth anniversary of the legendary Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. The main task of the project is popularization of the...

25.05.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

Russian Academy of Education President, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Russkiy Mir Foundation Lyudmila Verbitskaya has raised a question of studying the Church Slavonic language as a part of school curriculum. She made this proposition in the course of presentation of the first volume of Big Dictionary of Church Slavonic language of New Age. The presentation took place in the Cathedral of...

12.05.2017
Rubric: Array
Subject: Religion

Well-known Russian historian and politician, the chairman of the State Duma Education and Science Committee, Board Chairman of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov presented his new book Leadership. The Russian style in the press-center of International News Agency Rossiya Segonya (Russia Today) on April 24. Leadership psychology and success stories have always been an...

25.04.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: History

Chairman of the Committee for Education and Science of the State Duma of Russia, Chairman for the directors’ board of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov and Chairman of the Russia Muftis Council and Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of the Russian Federation Ravil Gaynutdinov held a meeting on March 13. The meeting organized at the Moscow Cathedral Mosque...

14.03.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

Vyacheslav Nikonov opened the campaign #Firstinspace in Nizhny Novgorod initiated by the ruling party United Russia and devoted to Valentina Tereshkova anniversary, according to media service of United Russia Representative Office in Nizhny Novgorod. The campaign started in Nizhny Novgorod Planetarium as a part of opening ceremony of photo exhibition The First...

03.03.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Space

Democracy and Collaboration Institute organized a round table dedicated to October revolution at the French capital, TASS reports. Competent scientists, politicians and analysts from Russia and France discussed main reasons of the revolution and lessons learnt. Deputy of the State Duma and Executive Director of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vyacheslav Nikonov remarked in...

22.02.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

Dear Friends, once again we are celebrating Christmas! Our traditions are inseparably associated with this beautiful winter holiday. Many of us bring Christmas fast, Communion service, and jolly festivities back to our lives.  Russia is a multi-confessional country; however, Christmas in Russia has a great unifying...

06.01.2017
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

Dear friends and colleagues, on behalf of the Russkiy Mir Foundation please accept our kindest wishes with the upcoming New Year! We are all engaged into activities related to our historical Homeland, we are united by the love to the Russian language and to the great Russian culture. We strive for integrity and aspire to...

31.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

The Russkiy Mir Foundation has signed an agreement with the National steering committee of the 19th World Youth and Student Festival that is to be held in Sochi in autumn 2017. They agreed on the coordination of work in the sphere of popularization and promotion of the Russian language and Russia’s culture, exchange of information and arrangement of co-events. ...

27.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

<div style="text-align: justify;"><img src="/upload/medialibrary/b44/b449c42c6784c4a73906a4dd631d0558.jpg" border="0" align="left" width="277" height="185"  />   <div> On 24 December the Far East branch of the Russkiy Mir Foundaion received a delegation of young Chinese ice hockey players arriving in Vladivostok on a ten-day visit. The boys of 9 years have been playing ice hockey for two years now. They came to Primorski Krai in order to improve their skills taking classes at the...

26.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

XI Russian World Assembly will be taking place on 3-4 November 2017 in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. This was announced by Vyacheslav Nikonov, Head of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, during his meeting with the representatives of the Youth Parliament, Legislative Assembly of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, at...

05.12.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: Community

On November 22, the Russian Language Week event has started at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin. The event includes lectures, visits to partner educational organizations, classes, presentations of textbooks, film screenings, etc.  The event is organizaed by the Office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Berlin, Humboldt University of Berlin, HTW Berlin, Association...

22.11.2016
Rubric: Foundation news
Subject: RussianLanguage

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Letters from the front constitute the basis for new tourist routes that are opening in various parts of Russia this year. The eight winners have been announced in a contest for historical military routes called “Take pride, country, in your valiant sons!” Sightseers visit memorable locations connected to World War Two, which are described by those who participated in these events in letters to their loved ones. The authors of three winning routes gave tours to a correspondent from Russkiy Mir.
How did the Russian Empire arise? What tied it together? Why were the Russians, rather than anyone else, able to create the most expansive state on Earth? Who else took active part in its formation? What was it like for individual nations within the empire—did they see it as a prison or a family? You can read about all of this in the latest work of the historian Aleksandr Gorianin.
For the past eighteen years, Dutch journalist Remco Reiding has been searching out relatives of the 865 Soviet prisoners-of-war who are buried at the Soviet Field of Honor memorial cemetery in Leusden, not far from Amersfoort. After years of painstaking work he has so far managed to find the families of 199 Soviet soldiers who were thought to be missing in action. A correspondent from Russkiy Mir spoke with Remco Reiding about this work and how it has changed his life.
One often hears it said about one thing or another: “that isn’t women’s work.” Nonetheless, even in patriarchal prerevolutionary Russia there lived women who were not stopped by the incomprehension of those close to them, by society’s disapproval, or by the impossibility of receiving a good education and pursuing their beloved undertaking in a conventional way.
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